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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I just wanted to wish all of you reading this a happy new year. With a new year comes new opportunities and new challenges for us all. As my projects develop, I’ll be sure to let you know about them here on the site. In the meantime, please take a moment to subscribe to my new YouTube page, and follow me on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date.  Thank you so much, and let’s kick ass in ’17!

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Goodbye to #FiyeroTime

Goodbye to #FiyeroTime

And so, after eight weeks, we’ve posted the very last episode of my Broadway.com vlog series “Fiyero Time: Backstage at Wicked with Jonah Platt”. It’s been such a blast getting to show everyone what life is like for me behind-the-scenes at Wicked. I work with some pretty amazing people on a truly amazing show. I’ve loved engaging with all the incredible fans, and thank everyone who took the time to watch!

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Dear John Hughes Extended

DEAR JOHN HUGHES – Extended!

I am pleased to announced that FTR is now running at least through the end of May! We’ve been selling out every single night and having a blast doing it — if you haven’t seen it yet, now you have ample opportunity. And if you have seen it, remember that you’ll never see the same cast twice!

Check out a great write-up about the FTR series featured in Variety.

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FLOYD COLLINS nominated for LA Critics Circle’s Best Musical of 2014

FLOYD COLLINS nominated for LA Critics Circle Award

And the nominations keep rolling in!  After winning the 2014 Ovation Award for Best Musical, Jonah’s production of FLOYD COLLINS at La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts has been named one of 7 nominees for the LA Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.  Read the LA Times article (featuring a great picture of Jonah in his role as “Homer Collins”) HERE.

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Jonah joins cast of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES

Jonah joins cast of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be appearing in this spring’s run of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES at DBA in Hollywood. It’s been a year since I last performed with the company in For The Record: Baz Luhrmann (video evidence here!), and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be back — and the show is bigger, bolder, and better than ever! As soon as I receive my performance dates, I’ll add them to the calendar here, but for now, there’s a preview on February 8th (details here).

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Jonah honored at 1st Annual Festival of New American Musicals Awards

Jonah wins “Best New Talent” in 2014 Festival Honors

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In their first annual awards season, The Festival of New American Musicals named Jonah as “Best New Talent”, as well as naming his Ovation-winning production of “Floyd Collins” at La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts as Best Musical.

Next up, Jonah will be hosting the Festival’s quarterly series Musi-Cal, featuring music from new up-and-coming composers (including Jonah and composing partner Andrew Resnick), on February 2nd.

To learn more about FNAM and all the other award winners, visit the Festival’s website here.

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